State St, Bridge – 1944-47 Goodrich

Goodrich State St. Bridge

State St. Bridge looking west; State Theater (in photo) is at 105 W. State St.

The couple in back is Jack and Eileen Goodrich with unnamed friend, ca. 1944-47.  This bridge was closed in April 1948 when an abutment collapsed. The new bridge with 6 foot cement sidewalks, was dedicated in October 1949.

Source: Photo loaned to Local History by John Goodrich, Machesney Park.